Columns

XXI.2 March + April 2014
Page: 24
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Efficiency: Time and time again?


Authors:
Rogério de Paula

Why do we design technology? What are the core values that underlie our design decisions? These questions have always fascinated me, not only because they are important practical considerations in any design pursuit, but also because they speak to the underlying morals, cultural values, and politics that influence how we carry out our work as designers. These questions in fact came about as I was preparing to write this column. As I began to juggle all my commitments, deadlines, and to-do's, I started to reflect on the ways that computing technologies (yes, our everyday, beloved, and unforgiving technologies) play…




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